Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Before the Procedure

  • Your surgeon will explain how the procedure will take place and you may ask any questions that you have about the procedure. You will need to sign a consent form that gives permission to do the procedure. Carefully read the form and ask questions if anything is unclear.
  • Your doctor will take a complete medical history and perform a physical exam to make sure you are healthy enough to undergo the procedure. You may additionally undergo blood tests and other diagnostic tests.
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Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

When to See a Physician

See your doctor ASAP if you have:

  • A pulsating mass in your abdomen
  • Abrupt weakness in the lower extremities on one side of the body
  • Chest pain you have not felt before
  • A cold foot or a black or blue painful toe for no apparent reason

Medical Exams and Tests

Aortic aneurysms are frequently exposed in an X-ray, ultrasound, or echocardiogram performed for other reasons.

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Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) is a minimally-invasive procedure to repair an aneurysm in your aorta (the biggest artery in your body). If left untreated, the aneurysm can leak or burst causing immediate death.

If you experience the following signs of a ruptured aortic aneurysm, seek medical attention at once:

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Cancer

Types of Cancer

There are hundreds of different types of cancer, but cancers in general, belong to five basic categories:

  • Carcinomas
  • Sarcomas
  • Myelomas
  • Lymphomas
  • Leukemias

Carcinomas are the most common cancers. They originate in tissues which either cover surfaces or line internal organs, accounting for 80 to 90 percent of malignant cases. There are two major subtypes of carcinoma:

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Cancer

Causes of Cancer

The World Health Organization reported that cancer, a leading cause of death worldwide, accounted for 8.2 million deaths in 2012.

Several factors are known to cause to cancer in certain parts of the body. For example, tobacco use can cause cancer of the lung, mouth, tongue, and throat. Other factors which are considered to be able to cause cancer or render an individual more prone to get cancer include:

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Cancer

This article is written to help you understand more about cancer. It is not the same as getting advice from your doctor.

If you have signs of cancer, you should talk to your doctor immediately – now!

The World Health Organization lists 7 warning signs of cancer. Please refer to the table below.

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Check-Up Center

Additional check-up list  

  • Alpha-Feto Protein (AFP) - 500
  • Caricnoembryonic antigen (CEA) - 600
  • Cancer Antigen 125 (CA - 125) - 840
  • Prostate Surface Antigen (PSA) - 900
  • Cervical Cancer (Thin Prep) - 1,000
    • An addition of 800 THB is required for those in Program 2 - 4 who need to do thin prep plus HPV DNA (Cervista) detection test
  • Mammography - 3,000
  • Bone Densitometry (to detect Mineral Density) - 2,000
  • Echocardiography (Echo) - 2,800
  • Exercise Test (EST) - 1,000

Check-Up Center

Program 5, Complete Physical Examination

Package Price: 2, 500 THB (male), 2, 900 THB (female)

(Couples getting married; women planning to get pregnant) • Complete Blood Count (CBC)

  • Urine Analysis (U/A)
  • ABO Group Test, Rh factor
  • VDRL Test
  • Anti-HIV Test
  • HBsAG Test
  • HBsAB Test
  • Hemoglobin typing

FOR FEMALES only

  • Rubella lgG Test (for female only)

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